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Google hitches Opus audio technology to WebRTC star

The developer version of Chrome now relies by default on Opus, a royalty-free audio compression technology designed for voice and music.

By April 2, 2013

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By August 29, 2014

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​Real-world science at the heart of superhero comic series Multiversity

Superstring theory and the music of the spheres create the scientific foundation for Grant Morrison's multiple universe-spanning superhero epic Multiversity.

By July 31, 2014

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Country superstar Garth Brooks no longer a digital holdout, except for iTunes

The immensely popular singer is to release a new album after 13 years. For the first time, his catalog will be available digitally, but only on his website.

By July 12, 2014

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World's longest film releases 72-minute teaser

The world's longest film, set to premiere in 2020, will clock in at 720 hours. Here's a (relatively) brief teaser.

By July 7, 2014

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IETF standardizes Opus for flexible online audio

A multifaceted sound compression technology is now a standard, smoothing its way to use in technologies such as Web-based voice chats and videoconferencing. Next up: video?

By September 11, 2012

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Take better smartphone photos with these great photography apps

These photography apps will help you get the most out of your smartphone camera.

By May 21, 2014

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Who's left to mock Apple in its ads? Why, Lyft

In launching its Carstache 2.0, Lyft decides it must share something in common with so many other tech companies: laughing at Apple and, in this case, Jony Ive.

By May 5, 2014

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'Sharknado 2' poster makes 'Jaws' look like 'Snow White'

One of the great artistic achievements of the SyFy Channel is returning for another bite. And the artwork announcing it is beauty beyond conception.

By March 31, 2014

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Firefox 28 aims for easier media playback

Next-generation, plug-in-free media playback support is the keystone of Firefox 28 for desktops and Android. Meanwhile, it's a hard day for the 1,000 or so people using Firefox in Windows Metro.

By March 18, 2014